The paradise of the Riviera Maya, with its beautiful beaches and ideal climate to enjoy a vacation in total relaxation, has been the place that tourists prefer to visit. However, for the LGBT community, it is a destination with added value, as Playa del Carmen is characterized by warmly welcoming gay couples of different nationalities.
With a liberal society, tolerant and with respect towards gay couples, coexistence is encouraged and the tourist offer is promoted in bars, restaurants, hotels, parks, but above all nightlife. The possibility to socialize with other members of the LGBT community with total freedom and be proud of their identity.
LGBT tourism reflects more than 10% of the volume of tourists worldwide, that is why destinations worldwide have an interest in being recognized as Gay Friendly. There are organizations around the world to promote tourism to gay people, one of the most important is the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA).
One of the most recommended activities in Playa del Carmen is to walk hand in hand with your partner on 5th avenue between its colorful streets and enjoy the atmosphere offered by the bars and the variety of flavors found in restaurants. During the day, enjoy a sunny afternoon on any of its beaches where the beach clubs are an excellent option to have fun and show the best dance steps.